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[texts]The Inauguration of Martha Lucas as President of Sweet Briar College - Sweet Briar College
Bulletin of Sweet Briar College ; vol. 30, no. 1. January, 1947
Keywords: Sweet Briar College--Presidents
Downloads: 101
[texts]Inaugural address delivered by the Rev. Stephen Olin, president of Randolph-Macon College, on the occasion of his induction into office, 5th March, 1834 - Olin, Stephen, 1797-1851. [from old catalog]

Keywords: Education, Higher; College presidents
Downloads: 69
[texts]The inauguration of Samuel Alexander Lough, A.M., Ph. D. : as president of Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas : in connection with the sixtieth anniversary and sixtieth annual commencement - Baker University
"May eleventh to fifteenth, one thousand nine hundred eighteen."
Keywords: Lough, Samuel Alexander; Baker University; College presidents
Downloads: 82
[texts]A sketch of the life and educational labors of Philip Lindsley, D.D. : late President of the University of Nashville - Halsey, Leroy J. (Leroy Jones), 1812-1896
Imprint from verso t.p
Keywords: Lindsley, Philip, 1786-1855; College presidents
Downloads: 93
[texts]Life and letters of John Howard Raymond - Lloyd, Harriet Raymond
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Keywords: Raymond, John Howard; College presidents -- Biography
Downloads: 297
[texts]Berkeley chancellor, 1965-1971 : the university in a turbulent society : oral history transcript / 1986 - Heyns, Roger W., (Roger William), 1918- ive

Keywords: University of California, Berkeley; College presidents -- Interviews
Downloads: 591
[texts]Problems in College Administration - Aaron John Brumbaugh
A 1956 tract by Aaron John Brumbaugh, shortly after his exit from the presidency of Shimer College as the first president of its Great Books period.
Keywords: college administration; higher education; college presidents; shimer college
Downloads: 66
[texts]A career of eminent service in education and agriculture in spite of a serious handicap and many discouraging circumstances : a few facts gleaned from the life and career of James Mills, M.A., LL.D., obtained ... - Student of Dr. Mills
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Keywords: Mills, James, 1840-1924; Ontario Agricultural College; College presidents
Downloads: 114
[texts]William Rainey Harper, 1856-1906
Cover title
Keywords: Harper, William Rainey, 1856-1906; University of Chicago; College presidents
Downloads: 172
[texts]The inauguration of Ernest Martin Hopkins : eleventh president of Dartmounth College, October 6, 1916 : a record of the proceedings. -- - Dartmouth College
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Keywords: Hopkins, Ernest Martin, 1877-1964; Dartmouth College; College presidents
Downloads: 250
[texts]A memorial discourse on the life and services of Rev. Henry Philip Tappan, D.D., LL.D., president of the university from 1852 to 1863 - Frieze, Henry S. (Henry Simmons), 1817-1889

Keywords: Tappan, Henry Philip, 1805-1881; University of Michigan; College presidents
Downloads: 80
[texts]Henry Hill Goodell : the story of his life, with letters and a few of his addresses - Stebbins, Calvin, 1837-1921
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Keywords: Goodell, Henry Hill, 1839-1905; Massachusetts Agricultural College; College presidents
Downloads: 213
[texts]Henry Hill Goodell : the story of his life, with letters and a few of his addresses - Stebbins, Calvin, 1837-1921
"Addresses": p. [153]-340
Keywords: Goodell, Henry Hill, 1839-1905; Massachusetts Agricultural College; College presidents
Downloads: 236
[texts]Memoirs - Pattison, Mark, 1813-1884
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Keywords: Lincoln College (University of Oxford); College presidents -- England Biography
Downloads: 310
[texts]Life and sermons of Jonathan Allen : Ph.D., D.D., LL.D., president of Alfred University - Allen, Abigail A. (Abigail Ann)
"A week in the national park [i.e. Yellowstone]": p. 155-157
Keywords: Allen, Jonathan, 1823-1892; Alfred University; College presidents; Baptists
Downloads: 65
[texts]ERIC ED373623: Presidential Change: Interim Administrations in Higher Education. AIR 1994 Annual Forum Paper. - ERIC
This study examined the status of the interim presidency at public research/doctorate-granting universities. A questionnaire soliciting demographic data on interim presidential utilization was sent to the institutional research offices at 134 universities, and the returned questionnaires, 20 interim presidents were selected to participate in phenomenological interviews. Data from the questionnaires revealed that interim presidencies are prevalent among public research/doctorate-granting institut...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Attitudes; Administrator Role; Administrators; College Presidents; Higher Education; Research Universities; State Universities
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED332644: The Role of the University Presidential Spouse as Perceived by Spouses and Chairs of Boards of Trustees at Assocication of American Universities Affiliated Institutions. Executive Summary. - ERIC
The purpose of this study was to gather information on what the role of university presidential spouses should be as reported by spouses and chairs of boards of trustees at member institutions of the Association of American Universities (AAU). Data were gathered from a survey that was mailed to spouses and trustees during the summer of 1989. At that time, AAU's membership included 55 institution presidents with spouses of whom 85.5 percent returned the survey...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attitudes; College Presidents; Governing Boards; Higher Education; Role Perception; Spouses; Volunteers
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED292408: The Implicit Leadership Theories of College and University Presidents. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper. - ERIC
Theories implicit in college presidents' definitions of leadership are examined, since understanding presidents' leadership models may affect how they interpret their roles and the events they encounter. The source of the theory that is analyzed is the organizational leadership literature. Research traditions in organizational leadership are grouped into five major categories: trait theories, power and influence theories, behavioral theories, contingency theories, and symbolic theories...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Attitudes; Administrator Responsibility; College Presidents; Higher Education; Leadership Responsibility; Organizational Theories; Role Perception
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED292405: Symbolism and Presidential Perceptions of Leadership. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper. - ERIC
Leadership in higher education is considered from the perspective of its symbolic dimensions. Results of a study of presidential perceptions of leadership are also examined in order to uncover the symbolic forms that leaders use to accomplish their goals. Organizational symbolism and interpretations of leadership are considered. Topics include: how organizational participants create meaning within a dynamic system; the way that symbolism enhances and helps define leadership; and constraints that...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Attitudes; College Presidents; Higher Education; Leadership Styles; Organizational Climate; Role Perception; Symbolism
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED367259: What Should We Expect in This Capital Campaign? A Study of Capital Campaigns at Twenty Nine Liberal Arts Colleges. - ERIC
A study was done of private liberal arts colleges and universities and their recent experiences with conducting capital campaigns. A 24 question checklist-style survey was mailed to 29 institutions in 17 states. Participants were either currently engaged in a capital fund raising campaign or had recently completed one. Twelve of the 29 colleges responded to the first mailing. This was followed by telephone interviews...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alumni; Capital; College Presidents; Donors; Fund Raising; Higher Education; Liberal Arts; Private Colleges; Trustees
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED340320: College Presidents' Attitudes toward the Importance of Regional Accreditation. - ERIC
In the wake of negative publicity about American higher education and public knowledge of measuring student outcomes, a study was done of the importance of regional accreditaiton as perceived by college presidents. Focus of the study was on the relationship of interpersonal values to each president's view of accreditation. Using the Likert Scale and the Survey of Interpersonal Values to measure the attitudes toward accreditation and interpersonal values, presidents from 582 two- and four-year in...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Accountability; Accreditation (Institutions); College Presidents; Higher Education; Institutional Mission; Values
Downloads: 7
[texts]Oration on the life and character of the Rev. Jos. Caldwell, D.D. late president of the University of North Carolina : delivered at the request of the executive committee, before the trustees, the faculty and the students in Person Hall, on the 24th of June, 1835 - Anderson, Walker, 1801-1857

Keywords: Caldwell, Joseph, 1773-1835; University of North Carolina (1793-1962); College presidents
Downloads: 129
[texts]ERIC ED292381: The Discovery Stage of Presidential Succession. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper. - ERIC
The activities and behavioral patterns associated with the first stage of "taking charge" by a new college president are examined, based on a sample of 14 new presidents: four from major research universities, four from community colleges, three from public four-year colleges, and three from private colleges. The presidents had been in office for 3 years or less at the time they were interviewed. Of concern were the presidents' initial impressions of the institution, the actions they took when t...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Attitudes; Administrator Responsibility; College Administration; College Presidents; Higher Education; Leadership Responsibility; Organizational Climate
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED292416: The Meaning of "Good Presidential Leadership": A Frame Analysis. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper. - ERIC
The extent to which college presidents incorporate single or multiple vantage points in evaluating good leadership was studied, based on Bolman and Deal's framework as adapted by Birnbaum. They suggest that leaders implicitly use different cognitive "frames" to define their role and understand organizational behavior. A frame helps the administrator determine what is important and what can be safely ignored...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Attitudes; College Presidents; Higher Education; Leadership; Leadership Effectiveness; Organizational Theories; Role Perception
Downloads: 4
[texts]The two Caldwell monuments on the campus of the University of North Carolina - Battle, Kemp P. (Kemp Plummer), 1831-1919
Caption title
Keywords: Caldwell, Joseph, 1773-1835; University of North Carolina (1793-1962); College presidents
Downloads: 143
[texts]Installation of James Richard Leutze as Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (Volume 1991) - University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Program from the installation ceremony of James R. Leutze as Chancellor. Includes history and background of the University and information on academic regalia.
Keywords: Leutze, James R., 1935-; College administrators; University of North Carolina, Wilmington--College presidents--Inauguration
Downloads: 162
[texts]Memoir of the Rev. Charles Nisbet, late president of Dickinson College, Carlisle - Nisbet, Charles, 1736-1804

Keywords: Nisbet, Charles, 1736-1804; Dickinson College; College presidents -- Pennsylvania Carlisle Biography
Downloads: 555
[texts]Memoirs - Pattison, Mark, 1813-1884
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Keywords: Pattison, Mark, 1813-1884; Lincoln College (University of Oxford); College presidents -- England
Downloads: 426
[texts]Dr. John Nathan Kildahl : en mindebok - Kildahl, John Nathan, 1857-1920
English and Norwegian
Keywords: Kildahl, John Nathan, 1857-1920; St. Olaf College; College presidents; Clergy
Downloads: 278
[texts]Life and correspondence of Samuel Johnson D.D. : missionary of the Church of England in Connecticut, and first president of King's College, New York - Beardsley, E. Edwards (Eben Edwards), 1808-1891

Keywords: Johnson, Samuel, 1696-1772; Johnson, Samuel, 1696-1772; Columbia University; College presidents -- New York (State)
Downloads: 453
[texts]Memoir of the Rev. Samuel Davies : formerly president of the College of New Jersey - Massachusetts Sabbath School Society
Ford Collection
Keywords: Davies, Samuel, 1723-1761; College presidents -- New Jersey; Presbyterian Church -- United States
Downloads: 388
[texts]ERIC ED317098: On Assuming a College or University Presidency: Lessons & Advice from the Field. Essays and a Resource Guide. - ERIC
Three essays and a resource guide are offered to assist new college and university presidents in contemplating their tasks, both the "big picture" and "daily detail." Estala Mara Bensimon's essay, titled "Five Approaches to Think About: Lessons Learned from Experienced Presidents," presents five recommendations, including making campus visits before assuming office, getting to know key players, reading university procedures, not looking for problems to solve, and getting involved in the budgetar...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Board Administrator Relationship; College Administration; College Presidents; Governing Boards; Higher Education; Leadership
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED319287: Alcohol and Other Drugs. A Guide for College Presidents and Governing Boards. - ERIC
This guide, intended for college and university presidents and governing board members who are committed to the elimination of drug and alcohol abuse on their campuses, provides a description of the extent of alcohol and other drug use and abuse on campuses and recommends five intervention strategies for these institutions to use. The strategies include (1) developing clear alcohol and other drug policies; (2) enforcing alcohol and other drug regulations; (3) providing alcohol and other drug edu...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Responsibility; Alcohol Abuse; Behavior Modification; Campuses; College Presidents; Drug Abuse; Guidelines; Higher Education; Intervention; Policy Formation
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED311842: Paradoxes of the Presidency. - ERIC
The many paradoxes of the profession of the college president are discussed, with focus on whether the presidency is a profession to which a person should aspire and can prepare. Some people feel the position of presidency should only be filled by people with a love of scholarship and the intellectual life. The expectation, especially at the more prestigious institutions, is that the best candidates will be reluctant to leave their scholarship or the satisfaction of other pursuits for anything a...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Qualifications; Administrator Role; College Administration; College Presidents; Higher Education; Leadership Qualities; Power Structure; Professional Autonomy
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED300090: Chief Executive Officers: Contracts and Compensation. - ERIC
In 1986, a study was conducted of the employment contracts of the chief executive officers (CEO's) of two-year colleges in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Questionnaires were mailed to the entire membership of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, totaling 1,110 colleges. Study findings, based on responses from 506 CEO's, included the following: (1) a 3-year term was the most popular length for 1986 contracts, as opposed to the 1-year term which was most common i...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Presidents; Community Colleges; Compensation (Remuneration); Contracts; Fringe Benefits; Institutional Characteristics; Insurance; National Surveys; Salaries; Two Year Colleges
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED303093: What Do College and University Presidents Really Do? An Inside Look at Presidential Work. ASHE 1988 Annual Meeting Paper. - ERIC
The work content of eight midwestern college and university presidents is defined and described through direct observation of daily activities. This was done as a critical first step in a line of research which can eventually propose effective presidential work behaviors. Besides discovering how time is used, the study finds that due to the volume of input and requests, presidents cannot personally meet most demands and also accomplish organizational success...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Responsibility; Administrator Role; College Administration; College Presidents; Efficiency; Higher Education; Job Simplification; Occupational Information; Productivity; Time Management
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED269103: Balancing the Presidential Seesaw. Southern Association of Community and Junior Colleges Occasional Paper Volume 4, Number 2. - ERIC
Fulfilling the role of the community college president requires that a balance be maintained between internal constituents (e.g., students, faculty, administrators, and support staff) and external constituents (e.g., politicians, members of coordinating agencies, business leaders, trustees, alumni, and special interest groups). When the president sees that this balance has been lost, he/she must apply the proper amount of pressure and exert a positive and countervailing force to right the balanc...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrative Problems; Administrator Role; College Presidents; Community Colleges; Leadership Responsibility; Leadership Styles; Organizational Effectiveness; Two Year Colleges
[texts]ERIC ED292384: Individual Preferences and Organizational Goals: Consistency and Diversity in the Futures Desired by Campus Leaders. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper. - ERIC
The extent to which formal campus leaders shared consistent goals was investigated during 1986-1987, along with the relationship between presidential communications and goal consistency. Four concerns were examined: the expressed goals of college presidents; the extent of agreement (goal consistency) or disagreement (goal diversity) between presidents and other campus leaders; organizational characteristics that are related to goal consistency or diversity; and how campus constituents see and ex...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Attitudes; Administrators; College Faculty; College Presidents; Goal Orientation; Higher Education; Institutional Mission; Leadership; Organizational Objectives; Trustees
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED388145: Profiles of Private, Four-Year College and University Presidents in the United States. - ERIC
This study focused on profiles of private, four-year college and university presidents in the United States. A stratified random sample of 291 presidents was drawn for the study from a total pool of 873. In January and March, 1991 a pilot-tested survey instrument was mailed and 276 responses were received. The "typical" president was found to be a Caucasian male who began the presidency at age 47, had served for 8 years, and was presently age 55...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Characteristics; Biographical Inventories; Church Related Colleges; College Presidents; Higher Education; Institutional Characteristics; National Surveys; Private Colleges; Profiles
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED296769: Patterns of Adjustment: What Happens to Community College Presidents Following Termination or Forced Retirement. - ERIC
A study was conducted by the Presidents Academy of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges to examine problems faced by community college presidents following termination or forced retirement from their positions. Interviews were conducted with 12 former presidents who had been officially dismissed by their governing boards or who had retired involuntarily from their positions, requesting information on the financial, career, leisure, self-perception, and personal adjustments t...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attitude Change; Behavior Change; College Presidents; Community Colleges; Dismissal (Personnel); Emotional Adjustment; Retirement; Two Year Colleges; Well Being
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED298810: Making Mistakes: Error and Learning in the College Presidency. - ERIC
The self-reported errors of college and university presidents are examined and analyzed from the perspective of organizational learning. Very little is known about how presidents take on their roles, identify and assume their responsibilities, and learn about their workplaces or the difficulties they face and the mistakes they make in doing so. Study methodology consisted of intensive, semi-structured interviews with college and university presidents in a purposive sample of 32 institutions dist...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Evaluation; Administrator Role; College Administration; College Presidents; Higher Education; Learning Processes; Misconceptions; Self Evaluation (Individuals); Work Experience
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED336140: Faculty Renewal through Scholarship. - ERIC
In 1991, a study was conducted to determine what community college presidents have done to promote and reward faculty scholarship. The 117 presidents surveyed were asked to respond to questions concerning faculty activities that demonstrate their involvement in scholarly activities; whether and in what ways the presidents encouraged, recognized, and/or rewarded faculty for scholarly activities; and whether the college's faculty evaluation system included review of faculty scholarship...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Attitudes; College Presidents; Community Colleges; Faculty Development; Faculty Evaluation; Faculty Publishing; Professional Recognition; Scholarship; Two Year Colleges
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED375897: Salaries of Administrators in the North Carolina Community College System. Research Brief No. 1994-04. - ERIC
In 1993, the College and University Personnel Association (CUPA) published the results of their "1992-93 Administrative Compensation Survey," which contains salary figures for 136 administrative positions. A match of CUPA titles with those used by the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) revealed that 26 of the positions on the CUPA list can be found at institutions within the NCCCS. None of the NCCCS positions reported have more than 40% of salaries that fall above the 60th percentil...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrators; College Presidents; Community Colleges; Comparative Analysis; National Norms; Salaries; State Surveys; Two Year Colleges
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED317099: Making Sense of Administrative Leadership. The "L" Word in Higher Education. ERIC Digest. - ERIC
The digest is based on a full length report (with the same title) on leadership in higher education. The full report provides a definitive review of the literature and institutional practice on the topic. Recent scholars have new ideas challenging traditional notions that organizations are driven by leadership or that the quality of leadership greatly affects organizational performance. Research traditions in leadership can be grouped into six categories of theories: trait, power and influence, ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Effectiveness; College Administration; College Presidents; Higher Education; Leadership; Leadership Effectiveness; Leadership Qualities; Leadership Styles
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED367431: A Community College President's Guide to Corporate Contributions. - ERIC
As contributions to community colleges from traditional sources such as government agencies and alumni have declined in the current economic climate, corporations have emerged as a significant source of potential revenue. The task of securing gifts from corporations usually falls to the college president, who must understand that: (1) corporations do not see any particular college as a high priority; (2) fund raising is very competitive; (3) corporations have strong preferences for charitable gi...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Role; College Presidents; Community Colleges; Corporate Support; Donors; Fund Raising; Guidelines; School Business Relationship; Two Year Colleges
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED375411: The Removal of Gender from the News Agenda: A Case Study. - ERIC
Early in January 1994, more than 70 University of Colorado faculty, including all of the deans, asked president Judith Albino to resign. Albino, however, refused to resign, and later, the Board of regents voted 5-4 to turn down the resolution demanding her resignation; it also ordered a review of Albino's tenure as chief administrator. A study examined the coverage of the gender-based issues of the Albino controversy in seven issues of the three major newspapers in the Boulder-Denver area: the "...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Case Studies; College Presidents; Discourse Analysis; Females; Higher Education; Journalism; Newspapers; Sex Bias; Sex Role; Women Administrators
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED280549: The Presidential Team: Perspectives on the Role of the Spouse of a Community College President. - ERIC
The articles in this collection analyze the roles, opinions, and views of the spouse of the community college president. After an introductory overview, the following essays are presented: (1) "Opening the Debate," by George B. Vaughan, which discusses conflicting perceptions of the spouse's role; (2) "The Spouse's Role in Perspective," by Roberta H. Ostar, which considers the interpretations of the spouse's role at four-year and two-year colleges; (3) "The Impact of the Women's Movement on the ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrators; Attitudes; College Presidents; Community Colleges; Family Life; Family Role; Marital Status; Social Change; Spouses; Two Year Colleges
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED286394: Revisiting Hutchins and "The Higher Learning in America." - ERIC
The career of Robert Maynard Hutchins and his 1936 book, "The Higher Learning in America," which addressed the college liberal arts curriculum, are discussed. Hutchins was a controversial university president in the 1930s and 1940s. He is normally remembered as an Aristotelian and a champion of civil liberties, the Great Books, and adult education. Hutchins's undergraduate work was done at Oberlin College and Yale University, and he received his law degree from Yale...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Citizenship; Civil Liberties; College Presidents; College Role; Educational Change; Educational History; Higher Education; Liberal Arts
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED207445: Purposes and Leadership. - ERIC
Purposes and leadership in Catholic higher education are discussed to promote further dialogue among members of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities on institutional roots, present institutional conditions, and future vision. Papers and authors include: Commentary on Bishops' Pastoral Letter on Catholic Higher Education (William J. Rewak); The Secularization of Western Culture and the Catholic College and University (Jude P...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Catholic Schools; Church Related Colleges; College Presidents; Governing Boards; Higher Education; Institutional Role; Religious Organizations; Trustees
Downloads: 1
[texts]Eulogy on Rev. Dr. Ryder, S.J. : delivered before the Philodemic Society of Georgetown College, D.C. - McLaughlin, J. Fairfax (James Fairfax), 1839-1903

Keywords: Ryder, James, 1800-1860; Jesuits; Georgetown University; College presidents -- Washington (D.C.); Catholics -- Washington (D.C.); Funeral orations
Downloads: 328
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